74th Republic Day celebrations at St. Gregorios High School, Chembur

St. Gregorios High School, Chembur celebrated Republic Day with the theme ‘‘मेरा भारत महान’. The guests of honour for this event were Ms. Flavia Agnes, the acclaimed lawyer, and Dr. Rajan Welukar, former Vice Chancellor of Mumbai and current Vice Chancellor of ATLAS SkillTech University.  The flavour of the day was Women’s Empowerment and both…Read More

Tis the Season to spread Joy

Christmas is mainly associated with Santa, the Christmas trees, singing of thecarols and of course, the yummy plum cake. The OLPS church, which is at theheart of Chembur comes alive during the Christmas season.However, this article looks to highlight some other ways in which Christmasand the Christian spirit is celebrated by many Christians living in…Read More

ST GREGORIOS HIGH SCHOOL

New Building Premises at N.B. Patil MargTheme for the CribThe Bible Comes Alive!As this campus houses the junior section of the school, who are avid readers, we took a leaf outof our Annual concert theme, Stories Come Alive and used it to lay emphasis on the fact thatChristmas is not about Santa Claus or the…Read More

Chembur-car in the USA

An US citizen in the state of Virginia has taken up a license plate with the words “Chembur” for his Tesla electric vehicle. US citizen Anil Nair has been stopped by random strangers, some of whom became ‘new friends’. The story began almost 7 years ago when he acquired his Tesla Model S 70D –…Read More

GOLU

One of the largest that I experience each year is the golu structure made so intricately at The Fine Arts Society, Chembur. I visited on 3rd October evening to make this (and many more) images.  This year it is special as it coincides with 60 years celebration of the Fine Arts Society – Chembur. There…Read More

Miyawaki Urban Forest

Ever thought that a small piece of land in your society could be transformed into a thick dense forest. And No, you don’t have to wait for decades to see the results. You could grow a fully self sustainable dense forest in 3-4 years.  Miyawaki urban forest is the answer to growing environmental problems such…Read More

The BEST women: Struggles & Survival

Recently we were invited by the Rotary group of Deonar President, Rtn. Vidhya Subramanian to take a BEST bus ride with her and the other rotary members and also attend a felicitation function afterwards. It was not just any regular ride and felicitation. The 42 meters long BEST was not only driven by a woman…Read More

Reminiscences from a child of Migrants

Having lived abroad for 38 long years, it was time to return home tospend our Silver Years. It was a no brainer that Chembur would be ourfinal destination, the place where I was born and the sanctuary where Ispent my childhood and better part of my youth. The pandemic and thesubsequent lockdown played spoilsport for…Read More